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Catholics imprisoned in Mali for refusing to listen to Muslim sermon

Catholic World News - November 26, 2012

Three Congolese Catholics have been imprisoned in Timbuktu for refusing to attend a Muslim sermon.

Earlier this year, the city and much of northern Mali fell under the control of Islamist rebels who have implemented shari'a with brutality. “Thieves have had their arms amputated, and smokers and drinkers have been whipped,” Agence France-Presse reported.

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